Local sports in and around Aylmer and Elgin County

High school soccer begins

April 24, 2019 | 0 Comments

EESS boys and girls soccer teams play season-opening games at City Wide Sports Park in London on Monday, April 15.   East Elgin Secondary School defender Linda Nagelhout tried to get the ball out of her team’s end during a the game against Parkside Collegiate Institute. PCI came out on top 4-0 in the chilly…

Atoms scramble for the puck

March 8, 2019 | 0 Comments

Liam Prouse, middle left, and Aylmer Minor Hockey teammate Braden Sleegers vied with two South Huron players for possession of the puck during an Atom game at AMHA’s annual AE (alternate entry) three-day tournament at East Elgin Community Complex, Saturday. March 2. South Huron took the win in the hard-fought game, 6-4. (AE/Rob Perry) See…

Eagles edged in a shootout

January 15, 2019 | 0 Comments

East Elgin Secondary School boys hockey team captain and left winger Correy Mantel, right, fought for the puck with an Ingersoll District Collegiate Institute opponent during the last regular season game of the season at East Elgin Community Complex on Monday afternoon, Jan. 14. The game ended as a 2-2 tie in regulation and Ingersoll…

Rehearsing for EESS dance recital

January 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

Edie Wiebe, left, Rylee Siwek, Emily Perrin and Emily Suffel danced in jazz style to “Dear Future Husband,” choreographed by Ms. Siwek and Bridget Taylor, as they rehearsed Monday, Jan. 14, for “Be The Change,” East Elgin Secondary School’s annual dance recital, open to the public on Wednesday night, Jan. 16, and Thursday night, Jan.…

Aiming to win

January 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

East Elgin Secondary School girls curling skip Caitlyn Evely, left, provided a target in discussion with vice Anna Harms during a match against Ingersoll District Collegiate Institute at the Aylmer Curling Club on Wednesday, Jan. 9. The EESS girls won 8-5. The East Elgin boys curling rink had an easy time against Ingersoll and sailed…

Spitfires win two straight

January 7, 2019 | 0 Comments

Aylmer Jr. C Spitfires captain Connor Lacey, right, battled for the puck against a North Middlesex (Parkhill) Stars player after a defensive zone faceoff during a Provincial Junior Hockey League game at East Elgin Community Complex on Saturday evening, Jan. 5. Aylmer scored twice early in the first period and held on for a tight…

Second place finish for the Nelson rink

January 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

Jamie Nelson, middle, threw one of the last rocks for his team with Tom van Kasteren, left, and Mike Nelson waited to sweep during an early draw game of the Springfield Timber Mart men’s bonspiel held at the Aylmer Curling Club on Saturday, Jan. 5. The Nelson rink won all three of their games and…

Christmas Cup takes over Complex

December 28, 2018 | 0 Comments

Aylmer Flames Peewee Red goalie Chris Westley, left, stopped a streaking Burford Coyotes player while Aylmer defenceman Andrew McCabe tried to clear any rebound during the annual Aylmer Minor Hockey Association Local League Christmas Cup tournament held at East Elgin Community Complex on Thursday, Dec. 27. The Red team won that game 7-1 and tied…

Jr. Eagles blank Glencoe

December 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

“Libero” Jett-Lin Hudson of host East Elgin Secondary School volleyed a Glencoe District High School serve during a Junior girls volleyball game on Tuesday, Dec. 18. EESS won the match in three straight games. (AE/Rob Perry)

Sr. Eagles down Glencoe

December 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

Joslynn Henderson of host East Elgin Secondary School sends the ball flying back at the net during a Senior girls volleyball game against Glencoe District High School on Tuesday afternoon, Dec. 18. EESS took the match four games to one. (AE/Rob Perry)

Junior Eagles lose squeaker to PCI

December 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

Riana Loewen of host East Elgin Secondary School passed the ball during a Junior girls volleyball game against Parkside Collegiate Institute on Thursday afternoon, Dec. 13. PCI took the match three games to two. (AE/Rob Perry)  

Huron Park edges EESS girls 2-1

December 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

Bre Thompson of host East Elgin Secondary School raced the puck out of her team’s end of the rink during a girls hockey game against Woodstock Huron Park Secondary School at East Elgin Community Complex on Tuesday, Dec. 11. East Elgin scored the first goal of the game in the second period, but HPSS would…